By Graham Winnell Bull buyers today showed tremendous confidence in the Yamburgan Shorthorn program, with a total clearance of the 100 Shorthorn sires offered, a top of $38,000 twice and a new Shorthorn breed record priced average of $10,930, to gross $1,093,000. A feature of the sale was the consistency throughout, with the stud averaging […]
Nicola Bell from the Weekly Times has recently written an article on our operation. It is an interesting view on our business and history. If you’re interested in reading it, click here.
The Bundaberg show presented a really good line up of cattle and was a fantastic day judging with lovely hospitality. John and I are pictured with our Supreme Exhibit, Whitaker Miss Pearl. Thanks to the Bundaberg Cattle Committee for an enjoyable day.
New $17,600 sire for our Durham Tropical program, Kidman Park J32 (P), sired by Quicksilver, a Warenda Mexico son. We’ve been waiting for a few years to add a Quicksilver son to the program. Quicksilver was an exceptional bull that bred consistently good cattle with excellent carcase performance. The Mexico bloodlines add marbling and softness without […]
Sire: Waco Inventor (P) Dam: Warenda Cassie Wilgaroon Templar is a bull with enormous capacity, weight for age and muscle. He is a virile worker whose calves are performing well in both the stud and commercially.
Sire: Wilgaroon Sir Lancelot (P) Dam: Wilgaroon Jester J307 has been an outstanding calf from birth. He was joined as a yearling and his calves are showing the same phenotype as their sire.
Sire: Wilgaroon Jester (P) Dam: Yamburgan A472 (P) Manchee Jester F358 (P) has bread exceptionally well until we lost him after his second season. His calves show good muscling both through the hindquarter and along the top line.
Sire: Magellan Indestructible Dam: Magellan Ella Magellan Loyal is bull with balanced EBV’s including low birth traits, high fats and high indexes. He has been used successfully on heifers for a number of years and is now used in the cow herd. He breeds hindquarter shape in his calves with a quite temperament.
Sire: The Grove Oscar A748 Dam: Yamburgan Margaret 31st Everest is an extremely long bodied bull with excellent muscling and fill along the top line like his sire and grand sire. He is a very soft easy doing bull with excellent structure, good testicles and front end for a bull carrying this degree of muscling. […]
Sire: Belmore Jackaroo Z109 Dam: Austins Phyllis 0447 A semen share in Hiwiroa Jack F41 was purchased after seeing him at Jim Symes and Tymothy Plumbers property in NZ. We were impressed with Jack F41’s front, well laid in shoulders, good length of neck with a very sirey head. He is one of the best […]
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“We are very pleased with the type of cattle we are producing. They are productive, feminine females that are producing steers that are performing well both for us on grass and in feedlots. “
Keith & Karena HigginsPatanga Pastoral Co, Avenue Range, SA.
“The Yamburgan bulls are producing good progeny in the harsh buffel country and yet they retain a softness and do-ability with tremendous muscle – they are just getting better and better every year.”
John & Stuart BrownlieDeepwater Farming, Meandarra, Qld.
“Our breeding program has now become a closed Yamburgan blood herd. John is a cattleman first and he breeds seedstock directly suitable for our commercial production requirements.”
Butch & Tory DavidsonMemagong Pastoral Co, Young, NSW.
“Yamburgan cattle are cattle that com- bine performance and docility and are sought after by both lot feeders and grass finishers who consistently comment on the high percentage of the cattle that meet the highest specifications.”
Mike NewtonKingston SE, SA.
“We have used well over a dozen Yamburgan bulls in the last 10 years and have been very happy with the growth and fertility of the progeny.”
Anthony GrillsWalcha, NSW.
“Having purchased our first Yamburgan bull 18 years ago we have continually seen an improvement in the females retained and the yeild in our steers.”
Lew LamphCarinda, NSW.